Nov 27, 2012 6:00am PST
not spread across the board. the economy would take a hit of $500 billion, probably sending the country back boo recession. i get what the white house is saying and what people like patty murray are saying about how we should negotiate this and whether it's a cliff or a slope. >> it's a financial cliff claven. >> slope. >> i think even if it is a slope, if we go over the fiscal slope, it will do a lot of damage. >> right it could -- the markets will react, freak out. >> that's where the damage will be done. >> i love politico, a growing block of emboldened emboldened liberals. [ screaming ] >> say they're not afraid to watch defense spending get gouged. [ scream ] >> stephanie: if republicans captain see their way toward additional revenues then we're better off going over the cliff and readdressing this with a better congress in january. >> it's the republicans holding the country hostage. >> they're saying it's more of a slope where the economic effects will be handled gradually. we're going to have a whole new congress. >> more democrats. >> we have the technology. we can mak
Nov 26, 2012 6:00am PST
any of that. >> on the other hand, there is a big boost to the economy because of black friday. >> there you go. >> except for the stuff that was -- >> stephanie: although the black president will get no credit. [ ♪ circus ♪ ] >> see what you did there. >> stephanie: you know how one holiday is over and the next one -- julie in seattle reminds us, war on christmas season is officially open. it is fox news warren christmas season. >> they're losing their [ bleep ] the whole benghazi thing isn't working out for them. >> the susan rice thing is petering out. >> stephanie: yes. oh dear. steph, deck the halls with simmering resentment and bitterness over the imaginary days gone by when everyone was white christian and happy happy, happy until the christmas lights came down. friday morning, fox on on some idiot story about the nativity scene. we have a guest to quote. [ ♪ "jeopardy" theme ♪ ] who said it is christmas all over again. the grinch is trying to steal our holiday. it has been so beautiful the nation comes together. we sing christmas carols. we have lighted trees. i
Nov 21, 2012 6:00am PST
economy. now why doesn't our president have better clout bigger clout. i'm going to use my clout to take us to peace. >> well, if it were that easy, i would have done that by now. >> stephanie: he just reminded me of one of the bush quirks we hated so much is that when he would say a word, he would say another word and then use the same word. in other words -- >> i got the capital. political capital. that's different than what you just said. >> it is a new word i learned. >> capital. political capital. >> stephanie: carol in pennsylvania hi, welcome. >> caller: thank you. i want to wish you all happy holiday. you deserve it. >> stephanie: thank you. >> caller: i want to thank you your staff you're all marvelous. i can't say enough about you. and for reality sprinkles with some comedy, lots of comedy and great thoughts. >> stephanie: thank you. happy thanksgiving to you and yours. >> thank you. >> stephanie: by the way would you like a sad story about my sad little life because having thanksgiving to you and yours. mine means you and jim. mine means having jim over for thanksgiving and a
Nov 28, 2012 6:00am PST
the economy. i think we need to take a little bit more careful approach to those kinds of cuts if we're going to talk about 1 trillion-dollar over ten years. so i suspect that can will get kicked down the road, but the tax rates really should be dealt with right now. they're easy to deal with. the debt ceiling should really be, that's one of those other things we can create a crisis unnecessarily. this country is not going to basically deny it's debt. >> stephanie: right. >> caller: so anyway, i think we can do it. i think saner heads might prevail. i just left a meeting with gene sperling. he said the president is not going to amend the tax cuts. if he is, the republicans better get on board. >> stephanie: i took heart in that. the president is not being fooled so far. he is not saying that we're we're going to close a loophole, and it's not going to produce the revenue that is necessary right. >> caller: exactly right. if you deal with deductions no matter what you do you can't get to any significant number. the very very wealthy americans really don't have that many deductions.